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Brie | 8 comments Please Please Me

“I Saw Her Standing There” - Read a book by a female author
The Time of the Doves by Mercè Rodoreda The Time of the Doves - Merce Rodoreda

“Misery” - Read a sad story
The Tusk That Did the Damage by Tania James The Tusk That Did the Damage - Tania James

“Anna (Go to Him)” - Read a book with a female name in the title
Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children (Miss Peregrine’s Peculiar Children, #1) by Ransom Riggs Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children - Ransom Riggs

“Chains” - Read a book about slavery/with slavery as a theme AND/OR a book set in a prison

“Boys” - Read a book with a male’s name in the title
Song of Solomon by Toni Morrison Song of Solomon - Toni Morrison

“Ask Me Why” - Read a book with the word WHO, WHAT, WHEN, WHERE or WHY in the title
I Don't Know What You Know Me From Confessions of a Co-Star by Judy Greer I Don't Know What You Know Me From: Confessions of a Co-Star - Judy Greer

“Please Please Me” - Read a book with a duplicated word in the title

“Love Me Do” - Read a love story
Me Before You (Me Before You, #1) by Jojo Moyes Me Before You - Jojo Moyes

“P.S. I Love You” - Read a book with a subtitle
How to Be a Heroine Or, What I've Learned from Reading Too Much by Samantha Ellis How to Be a Heroine: Or, What I've Learned from Reading Too Much - Samantha Ellis

“Baby It’s You” - Read a book about childhood OR a book you loved as a child
The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman The Ocean at the End of the Lane - Neil Gaiman

“Do You Want to Know a Secret” - Read a book in which a secret is revealed AND/OR a mystery
In the Lake of the Woods by Tim O'Brien In the Lake of the Woods - Tim O'Brien

“A Taste of Honey” - Read a book where food is the central theme OR is in the title of the book

“There’s a Place” - Read a book that has a location in the title
Hiking the Camino 500 Miles With Jesus by Dave Pivonka Hiking the Camino: 500 Miles With Jesus - Father Dave Pivonka, T.O.R.

“Twist and Shout” - Read a book about abuse or where abuse/abusive family is the main theme
Push by Sapphire Push - Sapphire

With the Beatles

“It Won’t Be Long” - Read a book that is less than 200 pages
House of Flowers by Truman Capote House of Flowers - Truman Capote

“All I’ve Got to Do” - Read a book that has been on you TBR list for more than a year
“All My Loving” - Read a book by your favourite author

“Don’t Bother Me” - Read a book in one sitting/one day/one weekend
Yes Please by Amy Poehler Yes Please -- Amy Poehler

“Little Child” - Read a children’s or YA book
The Child Thief by Brom The Child Thief -- Brom

“Till There Was You” - Read a story of lost love
A Single Man by Christopher Isherwood A Single Man - Christopher Isherwood

“Please Mister Postman” - Read a book written in letter form AND/OR a book with a specific location in the title
Uganda Be Kidding Me by Chelsea Handler Uganda Be Kidding Me -- Chelsea Handler

“Roll Over Beethoven” - Read a book where the main character is a musician OR a book about music
The Children Act by Ian McEwan The Children Act - Ian McEwan

“Hold Me Tight” - Read a book you would never ever give away

“You Really Got a Hold on Me” - Read a book about addiction or where addiction is the main focus
The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins The Girl on the Train - Paula Hawkins

“I Wanna Be Your Man” - Read a Man Booker Prize-winner
Regeneration by Pat Barker Regeneration - Pat Barker

“Not a Second Time” - Re-read a book

"Devil in her Heart" - Read a book that centers around evil or the devil
Pretty Girls by Karin Slaughter Pretty Girls -- Karin Slaughter

“Money (That’s What I Want)” - Read a book about economics or finance

A Hard Day’s Night

“A Hard Day’s Night” - Read a book that has been made into a movie
No Country for Old Men by Cormac McCarthy No Country for Old Men

“I Should Have Known Better” - Read a book from an adult's point of view looking back over their childhood
“If I Fell” - Read a book by one of your favorite authors
“I’m Happy Just to Dance with You” - Read a book about dancing – fiction or nonfiction

“Tell Me Why” - Read a memoir
Let's Explore Diabetes with Owls by David Sedaris Let's Explore Diabetes with Owls - David Sedaris

“Can’t Buy Me Love” - Buy a book and read it immediately

“Any Time at All” - Read a book that has lasted the test of time, is appropriate throughout the ages, appeals to YA and adult, et cetera
All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr All the Light We Cannot See - Anthony Doerr

“I’ll Cry Instead” - Read a sad story
“Things We Said Today” - Read a book of letters AND/OR read a current events book, magazine(5pts) or journal(5pts)

“When I Get Home” - Read a book about home or family dynamics
Please Talk to Me Selected Stories by Liliana Heker Please Talk to Me: Selected Stories - Liliana Heker

“You Can’t Do That” - Read a banned book

“I’ll Be Back” - Read a book that has been re-written from another character’s perspective (exp. Ahab’s Wife, Finn, etc.)
The Diaries of Adam & Eve by Mark Twain The Diaries of Adam & Eve - Mark Twain

Beatles for Sale
“No Reply” - Read a book where disappointment is a key focus AND/OR Read a book by an author who has published only one book
“I’m a Loser” - Read a book in which the main character is an outcast
“Baby’s in Black” - Read a book with a color in the title
“Rock and Roll Music” - Read a book that shares its name with a song title
“I’ll Follow the Sun” - Read a book about the weather AND/OR read a self-improvement book
“Mr. Moonlight” - Read a book about someone who works a second job
“Kansas City/Hey, Hey, Hey, Hey” - Read a book with a repeat word in the title
“Eight Days a Week” - Read a book with a number in the title
“Words of Love” - Read a book of poetry
“Honey Don’t“ - Read a book from the banned book list
“Every Little Thing” - Read a book of short stories
“I Don’t Want to Spoil the Party” - Read a book centreing around conformity

“What You’re Doing” - Read a book about a profession you find interesting and that you wish you were doing
Creatures of a Day And Other Tales of Psychotherapy by Irvin D. Yalom Creatures of a Day: And Other Tales of Psychotherapy -- Irvin D. Yalom

“Everybody’s Trying to Be My Baby” - Read a book centreing around dating
The Professor of Desire by Philip Roth The Professor of Desire - Philip Roth

Help!
“Help!” - Read a how-to or technical book OR create a poll and have the other Sidebarians help select your next read
“The Night Before” - Read a book centreing around anticipation
“You’ve Got to Hide Your Love Away” - Read a book about secrets
“I Need You” - Read a book about something you cannot live without

“Another Girl” - Read a book with two female main characters
The Hours by Michael Cunningham The Hours - Michael Cunningham

“You’re Going to Lose That Girl” - Read a book where cheating is a focus
Outlander (Outlander, #1) by Diana Gabaldon Outlander -- Giana Gabaldon

“Ticket to Ride” - Read a book about travel (fiction or non-fiction)
The Pilgrimage by Paulo Coelho The Pilgrimage - Paulo Coelho

“Act Naturally “ - Read a book about the environment
“It’s Only Love” - Read a book that received a 5-star rating from a fellow TNBBC member
“You Like Me Too Much” - Read a book about unrequited love
“Tell Me What You See” - Read a travelogue book
“I’ve Just Seen a Face” - Read a book with a body part in the title
“Yesterday” - Read a historical (non-fiction) book
“Dizzy Miss Lizzy” - Read a lesser-known book by a well-known author

Rubber Soul
“Drive My Car” - Read a book about a road trip
“Norwegian Wood (This Bird Has Flown)” - Read a book by Haruki Murakami

“You Won’t See Me” - Read a book in which a character has a supernatural power
The Looking Glass Wars (The Looking Glass Wars, #1) by Frank Beddor The Looking Glass Wars -- Frank Beddor

“Nowhere Man” - Read a travelogue
“Think for Yourself”- Read a book despite some negative reviews
“The Word” - Read a book with a one-word title
“Michelle” - Read a book that has a female name as its title (the title can only consist of the name)
“What Goes On” Read a book written by two or more collaborating authors
“Girl” - Read a book with the word "girl" in the title
“I’m Looking Through You” - Read a book about spirits/ghosts

“In My Life” - Read a biography/autobiography/memoir
Why Not Me? by Mindy Kaling Why Not Me? -- Mindy Kaling

“Wait” - Read a book with the word stop in the title
“If I Needed Someone” - Read a book about a famous duo or book that revolves around two best friends
“Run for Your Life” - Read a book about a sport

SINGLE RELEASED IN 1965
"Day Tripper"
Read a book of travel writing near your home

Revolver
“Taxman” - Read a book about the economy/money
“Eleanor Rigby” - Read a book with a character in the title

“I’m Only Sleeping” - Read a bedtime story or a story set during the nigh time
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time - Mark Haddon

“Love You To” - Read a book recommended by an author or a book that is listed as an author's favorite. (Book must not be written by the author. Book can also be an author recommendation.)
“Here, There and Everywhere” - Read a book with a punctuation mark in the title
“Yellow Submarine” - Read a book with a color in the title
“She Said She Said” - Read a book recommended by a female celebrity
“Good Day Sunshine” - Read a book with weather in the title (Rain, Sun, Clouds, Thunder, etc.)
“And Your Bird Can Sing” - Read a book with an animal in the title
“For No One” - Read a book with only one word in the title
“Doctor Robert” - Read a book that has a doctor as a main character/about a doctor or about something medical

“I Want to Tell You” - Read a book recommended by a friend
The Things They Carried by Tim O'Brien The Things They Carried - Tim O'Brien

“Got to Get You into My Life” - Read a book about
unrequited love
“Tomorrow Never Knows" - Read a book set in the future (of when it was written – ex. 1984)


message 2: by Brie (last edited Mar 11, 2015 09:02PM) (new)

Brie | 8 comments SINGLE RELEASED IN 1966
"Paperback Writer"
Read a paperback book

Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band (1967)
“Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band” - Read a tear-jerker or a very depressing book
“With a Little Help from My Friends” - ask someone to recommend you a book and read it.
“Lucy in the Sky With Diamonds” - Read a book where drugs/drug use is a central theme
“Getting Better” - read a book with Getting or Better in the title
“Fixing a Hole” - Read a how-to book
“She’s Leaving Home” - Read a coming of age story
“Being for the Benefit of Mr. Kite” - Read a book about childhood
“Within You Without You” - Read a book about a person with multiple personalities or a personality disorder
“When I’m Sixty-Four” - Read a book that's at least 64 years old
“Lovely Rita” - Read a book with Lovely or Rita in the title
“Good Morning Good Morning” - Read a book with Good or Morning in the title, OR a book with the same word twice in the title
“A Day in the Life” - Read a book where the main action happens within a 24-hour period AND/OR a historical fiction book

Magical Mystery Tour
“Magical Mystery Tour” - Read a fantasy or mystery book
“The Fool on the Hill “ - Read a book/play that includes a foolish character
“Flying” - Read a book with Flying in the title
“Blue Jay Way” - Read a book with birds or the word "bird" or a type of bird in the title
“Your Mother Should Know” - Read a book about a mother/child relationship or a book dedicated to a mother
“I Am the Walrus” - Read a book with an animal in the title
“Hello, Goodbye” - Read a book about love gained and love lost AND/OR read a book written by an author who is now deceased
“Strawberry Fields Forever” - Read a book with a type of food in the title

“Penny Lane” – Read a book written by an English author or set in England
The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer The Canterbury Tales - Geoffrey Chaucer

“Baby, You’re a Rich Man” - Read a Pulitzer Prize-winner
“All You Need is Love” - Read a romance or love story


The White Album
“Back in the USSR” - Read a book by a Russian author or set in Russia
“Dear Prudence” - Read a book of letters/written in letter form
“Glass Onion” - Read a book with Glass or Onion in the title
“Ob-La-Di, Ob-La,Da” - Read a book by an African author or set in Africa
“Wild Honey Pie” - Read a book with Wild, Honey, or Pie in the title
“The Continuing Story of Bungalow Bill” - Read a book that is part of series
“While My Guitar Gently Weeps” - Read a tragedy/a book centering on tragedy
“Happiness is a Warm Gun” - Read a true crime/thriller/mystery novel
“Martha My Dear” - Read a book with a woman's name in the title
“I’m So Tired” - Read a book where illness is the main focus
“Blackbird” - Read a book about letting something go
“Piggies“ - Read a book about corporate greed
“Rocky Raccoon” - Read a book with alliteration in the title
“Don’t Pass Me By” - Read a book that has been on your TBR list for over a year
“Why Don’t We Do It in the Road” - Read a sexy-time book
“I Will” - Read a book that you have found daunting in the past and have put off reading it
“Julia” - Read a book with a leading character named Julia or with Julia in the title

(album 2)
“Birthday” - Read a book published in the year of your birth
“Yer Blues” - Read a book about depression or a book where the cover is the color blue
“Mother Nature’s Son” - Read a book about the environment
“Everybody’s Got Something to Hide Except Me and My Monkey” - read a book that got a big ole secret in it
“Sexy Sadie” – Read an erotic book
“Helter Skelter” – Read a true crime book
“Long, Long, Long” – Read a trilogy, quartet or any series with at least three books
“Revolution 1” - Read a Banned Book
“Honey Pie” - Read a book about food
“Savoy Truffle” - Read a book with Savoy or Truffle in the title
“Cry Baby Cry” - Read a book about babies/birth
“Revolution 9” - Read a book with war as a central theme or that takes place during war time
“Good Night” - Read a book that takes place over the course of one night

Yellow Submarine (1969)
“Only a Northern Song” - Read a book by a Canadian author
“All Together Now” - Read one of the group reads or a book club read
“Hey Bulldog” - Read a book that has a main character with a dog as his/her sidekick or a book with a dog on the cover.
“It’s All Too Much” - Read a book over 700 pages
“All You Need Is Love” - Read a book about religion, spirituality or religious controversies
“Pepperland” - Read a book set in India
“Sea of Time” - Read a book about time travel or in which time is a central element
“Sea of Holes” – Read a book set at sea
“Sea of Monsters” – Read a book with a monster, zombie or mythical creature (etc.) as a character
“March of the Meanies” - Read a book about the holocaust
“Pepperland Laid Waste” - Read a book about something nuclear or a post-apocalyptic book
“Yellow Submarine in Pepperland” - Read a book with a color in the title


Abbey Road (1969)
“Come Together” - Read a book at the same time as another TNBBC member
“Something” - Read a book about anything
“Maxwell’s Silver Hammer” - Read a murder mystery
“Oh! Darling” - Read a book where the main character is an aristocrat
“Octopus’s Garden” - Read a book with an animal in the title
“I Want You (She’s So Heavy)” - Read a book over 1000 pages
“Here Comes the Sun” - Read a book set in the summer or with the word summer in the title
“Because” - Read something....just because
“You Never Give Me Your Money” - Read a book about business or government
“Sun King” - Read a book about the monarchy
“Mean Mr. Mustard” - Read a book about cooking
“Polythene Pam” - Read a book with the name Pam in the title or where Pam is a leading character
“She Came in Through the Bathroom Window” - Read a book about a secret love affair
“Golden Slumbers” - Read a book by an author who is deceased
“Carry That Weight” - Read a book centered on health, good eating, sport, fitness, etc
“The End”- Read a book with the word END in the title
“Her Majesty” - Read a book about royalty (fiction or non-fiction)

LET IT BE (1970)
“Two of Us” - Read a book about a famous duo (can be fiction or non-fiction but the duo must be non-fiction)
“Dig a Pony” - Read a book with horses in it or the word "horse/pony" in the title
“Across the Universe” - Read a science fiction or fantasy book
“I Me Mine” - Read a book with a pronoun in the title
“Dig It” - Read a book on the NY Times Bestseller List
“Let It Be” - Read a classic
“Maggie Mae” - Read a book thats title contains alliteration
“I’ve Got a Feeling” - Read a book of poetry
“One After 909” (Read a book over 909 pages)
“The Long and Winding Road” - Read a book over 900 pages
“For You Blue” - Read a book given to you as a gift
“Get Back” - Read a book you couldn’t finish
"Free As a Bird" - Read a book of your choice
"Devil in her Heart - Read a book where the main character is evil, or actually the devil


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